Karl VI AV 1/4 Dukat Transylvania

Discussion in 'World Coins' started by panzerman, Sep 26, 2020.

  1. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Just got this from Nudelman Auction/ Hungary

    AV Quarter Dukat ND
    Karl VI HRE 1711-40
    Transylvania
    FDC 00133q00.jpg
     
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  3. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    Lovely. Amazing strike.
     
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  4. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Thanks! I just love Transylvanian coinage/ esp. those under the Ottoman vassal princes. However the issues of the HRE are nice in their own right. That coin would have been unaffordable in a US auction, where it likely would have slabbed as a MS-66/67/68?
     
  5. lordmarcovan

    lordmarcovan Eclectic & avid numismatist Moderator

    I suspect it would be unaffordable to the majority of us anyway. ;)
     
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  6. Mat

    Mat Ancient Coincoholic

    Very nice, congrats.
     
  7. talerman

    talerman Supporter! Supporter

    But I regret I did not get any of the Talers. Glad someone had a good auction !
     
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  8. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Yes, the Talers (Transylvania/ HRE) went high, as everything else did, seems prices are on steroids. I have a question, seen some Leopold I Talers in FDC/ Pannonia Terra Auction, coins never toned/ oxidized....still that intense original silver sheen. Almost a miracle that these remain untoned.
     
  9. coin_nut

    coin_nut Supporter! Supporter

    Great coin and great to see panzerman back! Must be snowing in Canada now so you can come back to CT and show us some coins.
     
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  10. talerman

    talerman Supporter! Supporter

    Don't know the answer. Sounds a little suspicious.
     
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  11. Al Kowsky

    Al Kowsky Supporter! Supporter

    That's a stunning coin John, another tiny coin for your collection :D! That coin must weigh less than a gram, what's the dia. o_O?
     
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  12. ilmcoins

    ilmcoins Well-Known Member

    I was just thinking that... amazing coin... but would love to see it next to something for scale!
     
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  13. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Thanks Al!
    It weighs 0.87g. 15mm.
    Probably same size as a AV Tremissis (Western Roman Empire)
     
  14. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    No snow yet! Actually was trimming hedges all day, got up to 28 celsius, so no shirt/ and three Coronas (spaced out) for refreshments:) But, the sunsets here now at 7:00PM/ thus I only work 12 hrs a day, and have some free time for CT!
    John
     
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